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Nick Luscombe with music from the Supersonic Festival

Put your headphones and space helmets on for otherworldly music, mystical sounds, and transcendent live highlights from the Supersonic Festival.

Put your headphones and space helmets on for otherworldly music, mystical sounds, and transcendent live highlights from Supersonic Festival.

Get set for: the deep, divine dub of Sly & Robbie; the always alien presence of Bjork; the cosmic soul of Nicola Conte & Spiritual Galaxy; and the astral afro-jazz of Idris Ackamoor.

You can also hear one of the best performances from the 2018 edition of Supersonic, recorded last weekend in Birmingham. This year's guest curator Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe put together a brand new group with two other improvisational luminaries, percussionist Susie Ibarra, and multi-instrumentalist YoshimiO of Boredoms. A hotly anticipated annual event on the experimental art and music scene, Supersonic has been running since 2003.

Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.

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